Letters to virrey asking permission to retire, to visit Mexico City for cure, and requesting money, weapons and men to fight indians; sent by Maxent, Quijas and Vidal; virrey responds.

Serial Number
041-01571
Title
Letters to virrey asking permission to retire, to visit Mexico City for cure, and requesting money, weapons and men to fight indians; sent by Maxent, Quijas and Vidal; virrey responds.
Author(s)
Vidal de Lorca, Joaquin
San Maxent, Francisco Maximiliano de
Serna, Joseph Visente de
and others
Date
02-01-1796
Date
11-10-1796
Documentation
San Carlos, Guanaxuato, Mexico. February 2-November 10, 1796. 16p. Letters. Signed, unsigned.
Summary
Correspondence between virrey and three officers in Santander; Vidal de Lorca requests more munitions, money and troops to respond to Indian depredations; Maxent retires due to fever and illness suffered in San Luis Potosi; Quixas requests permission to go to Mexico City to See someone for cure, explains his sad position and excellent record; virrey is informed that Quixas, who is blind, has received permission from previous virrey but done nothing about it other than complain, causing previous virrey to impose perpetual silence on Quixas so virrey denies him permission to go to capital, but grants him permission to seek cure elsewhere; documents in Series, but intermingled. (D. J. McClelland, September 1988)
Persons
Sierragorda, Conde de (Gobernador)
San Maxent, Francisco Maximiliano de
Branciforte, Marques de (Virrey)
Quixas, Joseph (Alferez Retirado)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Blanco, Josef (Capitan)
Serna, Joseph Visente de
Vidal de Lorca, Joaquin (Teniente)
Places
Saltillo
Nuevo Santander
Luiciana (Provincia)
San Luis Potosi (Ciudad)
Guanaxuato
Presas del Rey
San Carlos
Military Groups
Nuevo Santander, Segunda Compania Volante de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 063 ff. 420-428 exp. 5
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 063 ff. 420-428 exp. 5
Language
Spanish
Notes
Out of order, f. 426 letter incomplete
Reference Number
6300020
Rights
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